How do you treat carpal bossing?

How do you treat carpal bossing?

Treatment options include:

  • A wrist splint to immobilize and rest the wrist.
  • Icing of the painful area.
  • Pain relievers such as Motrin or Tylenol.
  • Steroid injection into the boss.
  • Surgery.

How common is carpal boss?

Only 10 to 20% of people get a carpal boss, and the majority dont have any symptoms other than the protrusion, says Dr. Umeda. About 3% of people have pain along with the bossing.

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